New research out on just how bad the lack of accessible housing has become and what's needed to improve the situation. This is just another subject very close to my heart as a Disabled person myself the need to have a home that accessible and suitable for my needs being in a wheelchair is hugely … Continue reading Insight report ~ Habinteg.
I like my Life to be full of smiles and laughter... But I want to share apart of my life I don’t normally show everyone, not because I'm ashamed or scared of what others may say, And I'm definitely not looking for any sympathy as this is my life and I'm ok with that it's … Continue reading My Cough Assist machine
What happens when a service that's meant to keep you safe in your home massively let's you down in ways that leaves you feeling scared to enter your own home! I have so many emotions to process anger, disappointment, frustrated, violated, lied too, scared my list is endless and I don't know how to stop … Continue reading A service that has massively failed me.
The day has finally arrived where I can share with the world, shout it from the roof tops... YES it's true I've been keeping a big secret since June 2018, As much as it was going to kill me to keep this secret I knew I had to, it was far to important to risk … Continue reading My secret with Tesco supermarket!!
The following piece was written for Scope has been written by myself Lady Kerry Thompson, disability and lifestyle blogger and Changing Places Campaign, Fi Anderson, disability Mummy blogger and Transport Ambassador for MDUK, and Emma Muldoon, accessible travel blogger and Mobiloo Ambassador from Scotland. We’re a group of friends who fight a very similar battle for accessible … Continue reading Guest collaboration for Scope – The Importance of Changing Places | World Toilet Day 2018.
What is World Toilet Day? World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19th November, is about taking action to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. I seem to talk toilets ALL; well so my hubby tells me!! So here's me talking about toilets once again but surely it's acceptable as today is world toilet … Continue reading Nature is calling | World Toilet Day
Elderly and vulnerable people are being duped into handing over thousands of pounds for overpriced mobility aids. - Quote by BBC Rogue Traders Trying before you buy - wouldn't we all love to do this with everything we wanted to buy; This is just what some companies offer the vulnerable, staying in the comfort of your … Continue reading The hard sell – A salesman’s pitch to the elderly & vulnerable!
On Wednesday 24th June was a massive stepping stone was made for the changing places toilets campaign a new bill has PASSED the 1st round in the house of Commons. How did this happen.A Ten Minute Rule Bill on changing places toilets was introduced by Paula Sherriff MP who did an amazing speech about the … Continue reading Changing Places Toilets Campaign – And House of commons
As you would have seen in the news reports over the last week it's suddenly dawned on the able-bodied world that there is a massive shortage in suitable housing for disabled people. Unfortunately this isn't as much of a surprise to us that are disabled we have known this for years. It's been called the … Continue reading Housing crisis
As this year marks a 100 years since women won the right to vote as I was reading about the suffragette I found a story about Rosa May Billinghurst the disabled suffragette and women's rights activist she was known as the 'cripple suffragette' I found myself wanting to know more about Rosa may Billinghurst and … Continue reading New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.